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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

July 31, 2009
Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola
Anniversary - US Patent Office
Birthday - J.K. Rowling (author)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Holtz, Wilson talk it up — in the library

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Pat McCrory)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Technological brotherhood
  Conference USA football enjoyed technological brotherhood Thursday afternoon.

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ECU players soak in the fun at pool party
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East Carolina’s vice provost for student affairs resigns

Holtz, Wilson excited about upcoming season
Washington Daily News

Cutting back in C-USA
Kinston Free Press

Donnie Kirkpatrick Interview
Pirate Radio 1250

Sleepers for 2009
ESPN

Ranking salaries of head football coaches in Football Bowl Subdivision
  Holtz #52; former ECU assistant Doug Martin finishes up the list at #120

Orlando Sentinel

Sharpe makes change after Louisville visit
  He was committed to East Carolina, but he recent visit to Louisville opened his eyes. Get the latest on Sharpe here. "I have decided to de-commit from East Carolina"

superprep.com (sub req'd)

East Carolina's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Is the Gem of C-USA Venues
Bleacher Report

Fun With the BCS and College Football Realignment
Gobbler Country

July 30, 2009
Tisha B'Av (Jewish - Fast of Ab)

Cherubini: One-on-One with C.J. Wilson
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina-WVU Kickoff Set For 3:30 p.m.
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Colley Qualifies For U.S. Amateur Championship

C-USA kicks off upcoming football season
Greenville Daily Reflector

College Football Countdown- Nos. 31-35
Washington Times

Forestview grad to swim for East Carolina
Gaston Gazette

RNE teammates getting more offers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

July 29, 2009
Tisha B'Av (Jewish - begins at sundown)
The Anniversary of NASA

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Signs of grid season cropping up all over

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Michael Whatley)

C-USA Reveals 2009 Preseason Football Awards
  C.J. Wilson Named Preseason Defensive Player-Of-The-Year

ecupirates.com

Wilson named C-USA preseason defensive player of the year
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Wilson honored by C-USA coaches
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU's Wilson honored
Washington Daily News

Conference USA working toward a BCS bowl bid
ESPN Blogs

Todd Fitch Interview
Pirate Radio 1250

Big man on campus
  Already Morrison has gotten offers from Air Force, VMI and Samford, with East Carolina likely to extend a scholarship as well.

Forsyth County News Online

Three area players honored by NCBCA
  Hughes seems committed to playing baseball at East Carolina University

Madison Messenger

CAMPUS: A new crop of freshmen are ready to enter the Pirate Nation
The East Carolinian

July 28, 2009
Anniversary - World War I Begins

Pirates C-USA's shining example
  East Carolina raises level with high-profile victories

Memphis Commercial Appeal

CRAVING ATTENTION
  East Carolina might have set a blueprint for all of Conference USA

Birmingham News

NFL star Vonta Leach faces charges in Lumberton
Wilmington Star-News

Athletic subsidies- Who's footing the bill for sports?
  "Very few institutions could be fully self-supporting in today's world," said Terry Holland, the athletic director at East Carolina.

Orlando Sentinel

Cosh Still Undecided
  He is still down to three schools including Kansas State, East Carolina and Kentucky. He has familiarity with each program directly.

scout.com

State's top prospect names 3 of 5 finalists
  OL Taylor Hudson (6-5, 290) of Mauldin committed to East Carolina

upstatetoday.com

ECU elects new chairman for board of trustees
enctoday.com

July 27, 2009
Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
Walk on Stilts Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: ECU, Houston top all-league projections
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BVL: Media's Preseason All-Conference USA Picks

Cape League- Maness nearly perfect
Cape Cod Times

Canty names favorite
Spartanburg Herald Journal

July 26, 2009
Parent’s Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Pirates, Cougars a cut above the rest
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BVL: C-USA Football Preseason Media Poll

Eskridge ready for senior season at ECU
Shelby Star

The Quad Countdown- No. 38 East Carolina
NY Times

NCAAF- College Football Top 25 - 2009
Gambling911.com

College Football Handicapping- Best Revenge Spots
  Virginia Tech at East Carolina (Nov. 5)

docsports.com

Cape League- Wareham gets win, tie
  Kyle Roller (East Carolina) had three hits, including a homer and double, and drove in five runs for Bourne.

Cape Cod Times

July 25, 2009
Cow Appreciation Day
National Day of the Cowboy
Birthday - 1st Test Tube Baby

Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
ecupirates.com

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Jen Holtz)
Bonesville.net

Leach faces assault charge
The Robesonian

Vonta Leach charged with simple assault
otrsportsonline.com

From scout.com (sub req'd)
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Vonta Leach arrested
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Headed to Hargrave
  Now a post graduate, Jamaal Dixon is unsure if the ECU offer still stands or if UNC-CH plans to now extend a scholarship.

CHANGE OF ALLEGIANCE- Longtime UNC-CH fan Reynolds excited about ECU
Gaston Gazette

Conference USA Media Pick Houston, East Carolina
WITN

July 24, 2009
Cousin's Day
National Drive-Thru Day
National Tell An Old Joke Day
Pioneer Day

From ecupirates.com
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Men's Golf, Softball Earn C-USA Academic Award
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Four Pirates Honored By USTFCCCA
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Meet The Pirates Scheduled For Aug. 22

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
-McCullough now leading Lugnuts on diamond
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ECU board swears in four new trustees
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Pedestrian struck by pickup near College Hill Drive

ECU's Pinkney headlines SWO football camp Saturday
Jacksonville Daily News

November game#1- the classic Trap-Game for 2009!
TechSideline.com

July 23, 2009
Hot Enough For Ya Day
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Leo Begins
Saint Apollinaris Feast Day

Bools Qualifies For 109th US Amateur Championship
ecupirates.com

Narron stifles Mudcats
Raleigh News and Observer

Former ECU player thriving for Dash
Kinston Free Press

Former Pirate Mollenhauer On Path To Bigs
WITN

Stars are shining at Cape Cod League
Yahoo! Sports

Tucker enjoys All-Star experience
Sanford Herald (sub req'd)

July 22, 2009
Pied Piper Day

ECU golfer wins women's amateur sectional at Sapona
Lexington Dispatch

Skip Holtz interview
wfnz.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU track team adds 3 athletes
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Fast Lane; Conley product having eventful summer
  East Carolina signee Wakefield Ellison was on the winning side of things. The Asheville High product poured in 17 points in the West victory.

Alumnus/football: Whimper ready for a healthy 2009 season
Havelock News

Alumnus/baseball: Dash Slips by K-Tribe 2-1
  Former ECU Pirate Dale Mollenhauer went 0-for-3 with a walk.

WNCT

Alumnus/football: McNeill learns daily from facing Tech's spread offense
ESPN

Alumnus/art: What Grew Amid the Ashes
Wall Street Journal

The hot weather reminds us we are on the eve of football season
Rocky Mount Telegram

July 21, 2009

Newest Edition Of Letters Of Mack Posted
ecupirates.com

Cape League- Bourne rallies past Falmouth
Cape Cod Times

From Bonesville.net
Talk FM: East Carolina Motor Speedway Show
Talk FM: Talk of the Town

July 20, 2009
Moon Day (Man's First Lunar Landing)
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Watch NASA's refurbished moon videos
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Panoramic- 360-degree view of tranquility base
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
National Hug Your Kids Day
Special Olympics Day

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 390
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Schedule not ECU’s biggest obstacle

Bonesville.net

2009 College Football Preview- Week 1 Must See Games Part 1
Bleacher Report

2009 Pirate-ISP Sports Network Football Affiliates
ecupirates.com

Dixon Figuring Out New Path
  UNC-CH signee Justin Dixon was informed this week that he will not be able to attend Chatham (Va.) Hargrave Military Academy. Now, he is looking into other options....If faced with the choice between the juco route and enrolling at East Carolina as a partial qualifier, Dixon says he'd definitely head to ECU.

scout.com (sub req'd)

July 19, 2009
Isra Al Mi'Raj (Ascent of the Prophet Muhammad - Islam)
National Ice Cream Day

Myatt: Correction, clarification of column
Bonesville.net

Marshall looks to build on recent history vs. ECU
Beckley Register-Herald

ECU’s Harris still mulling O’s offer
  Outfielder torn between college, pro ball

Kinston Free Press

Ready For Some Football- The 50 Biggest Games in '09
Bleacher Report

July 18, 2009
Mandela Day

Roller Named To Cape Cod All-Star Team
ecupirates.com

Nichols enjoys busy life of college coaching
Gwinnett Daily Post

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pinkney on Johnny Unitas watch list
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Johnson pledges $1 million gift to East Carolina athletics
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East Carolina gives residence halls summer makeover

Tallahassee athlete gets SEC offer
  East Carolina rounds out my top 5." "It is close to home. I use to live in Atlanta. I know some people who are committed to them, and they want me to play ...

scout.com (sub req'd)

Fall Football Preview- Most Experienced CFB Teams
Doc's Sports Service

Tennessee Titans Morning Links
  Note to Chris Johnson: if you get pulled over, your driver passes a sobriety test and you're both sent on your way with no citations, DON'T TWEET ABOUT IT.

Music City Miracles

July 17, 2009
Wrong Way Corrigan Day

From ecupirates.com
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Tap Johnson Pledges $1 Million To ECU Athletics
  The capital portion of the gift will be used as the Kick-Off Gift for the new ECU Olympic Sports Complex

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Pinkney Named To Johnny Unitas Watch List
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Virtue And Wernert Complete Volleyball Staff

Area briefs- Four QBs from NC nominated for award
Greensboro News Record

Preview 2009 - East Carolina Pirates
College Football News

2009 East Carolina Pirates NCAA Football Predictions
betfirms.com

Bristow Still Has the Potential
scout.com (sub req'd)

Cape Cod Baseball League All-Stars named
  Joining them in the West starting lineup are Bourne first basemen Kyle Roller (East Carolina), Hyannis second basemen Nick Crawford (UAB)

Bourne Courier

Scarlet Knights After Darmstatter
  The only schools that Darmstatter has already visited are Rutgers and East Carolina. “ECU was really nice,” he said. “The campus there is great,”

superprep.com (sub req'd)

Baseball is the pastime that unites communities
Rocky Mount Telegram

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Mary Graley)
Bonesville.net

July 16, 2009

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: View from the 'ville
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Opening at home not the norm

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Dallas Woodhouse)

From Scout.com
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Catching Up With Jerel Franklin
   I’ve been hearing from East Carolina a lot.

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Gallo Impresses at Syracuse

From Pirate Radio 1250 Audio Archives
7-15-2009   LIVE @ FIVE-Guests: Mike Golden
7-15-2009   MORNING DRIVE - WITH JEFF CHARLES: Nick Schnabel
7-14-2009   LIVE @ FIVE Guests: Billy Godwin

July 15, 2009
Saint Swithin’s Day

Nick Schnabel Named Assistant Baseball Coach
  Former Pirate standout will take over as Recruiting Coordinator

ecupirates.com

Schnabel joins ECU baseball program
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates name Schnabel baseball assistant
Kinston Free Press

Five most critical ECU football games of the 2009 season
The East Carolinian

WVU, Marshall opponent- East Carolina
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Schedule Preview- East Carolina
scout.com

Potential does not always translate to wins
rivals.com

Maness Earns First Win in Cape Cod Wooden Bat League
Southern Pines Pilot

Stewart Mandel's Mailbag
SI.com

Five Underrated Fantasy Quarterbacks
FanHouse

The 15- Ravens to Watch at Camp
Press Box

National Survey Ranks Best Online Business Colleges for Cost and Affordability
  Premiering as the number one most affordable online business degree: East Carolina University

Business Wire

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Rick Niswander)
Bonesville.net

July 14, 2009
Birthday - President Gerald Ford (38th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: From the Anchor Desk
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Godwin active on multiple fronts

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (John Medford)
Talk FM: East Carolina Motor Speedway Show

Rose's McDonald verbally commits to play for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the ESPN Blogs
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College football's new super league?
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Games to fear for the non-AQ's
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Five games to fear in the Big East
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ACC's games to fear

Ravens Training Camp Battles- Tight Ends
Baltimore Beat Down

East Carolina Poised For Another Sell-out Football Season
North Carolina News Network

Vote: CFB Live 50 States: NC Poll
ESPN Sportsnation

N.C. CB has four favorites
scout.com (sub req'd)

Merritt easily wins 400 at Grand Prix meet in Athens
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 13, 2009
Embrace Your Geekness Day

ECU Notes- Work progresses on residence hall overhaul
Greenville Daily Reflector

Doubleheader kick-starts ESPN's Thursday night schedule
Albany Times Union

Franklin Attracting Interest From C-USA Program
scout.com

July 12, 2009
Pecan Pie Day

Time for new college grid 'super league'
Daily Camera

July 11, 2009
Birthday - President John Quincy Adams (6th President)

Wyatt brings hoops passion to coaching
Gwinnett Daily Post

From the Charlotte Observer
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Which is state's best football team?
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ECU running out of tickets

From the Cape Cod Times
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Wareham tops Chatham
  Seth Maness (East Carolina) picked up his first win of the season

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Bourne storms past YD

Games Of The Week
scout.com (sub req'd)

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Chris Markowski)
Bonesville.net

July 10, 2009
Clerihew Day
Don't Step on a Bee Day

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Passes 20,000 In Season Ticket Sales
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Golfers Named All-America Scholars

Cape League Extra- Roller has staying power
Cape Cod Times

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Judd Crumpler)
Bonesville.net

July 9, 2009
Fast of Tammuz (Jewish)
National Sugar Cookie Day

SGA's Anti-Violence Walk- ECU and the Greenville community's response to violent crime
The East Carolinian

From the Cape Cod Times
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Cape League Extra- High Roller
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Cape League- Wareham tops Chatham

From the Cape Cod Times
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Cape League Extra- Roller has staying power

Terrapin Baseball team making hire
  New UMD coach Bakich is considering Joe Hastings, an assistant with Boston College, according to source within the Athletics Department.  He spent three seasons as Bakich's teammate at East Carolina

Diamondbackonline.com

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Brad Chrone)
Bonesville.net

July 8, 2009
Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama (SCUD) Day
Video Games Day

From Bonesville.net
-Bradsher
: The Bradsher Beat
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Golden ready to hone the blade

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Rufus Huggins)

Pirate Swimming Named Scholar-Athlete Team
ecupirates.com

Campus: Nearly 200 participate in march to ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU baseball's recruiting coordinator leaving for Auburn
Washington Daily News

Marcus Crandell joins Rider Coaching Staff
OurSports Central

Campus: Striking salamander species found
BBC News

July 7, 2009
Buck Moon
Father & Daughter Take a Walk Day
Chocolate Day

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Clarification on Media Kickoff
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Phil Steele)

From ecupirates.com
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Track And Field Adds Three For 2009-10
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Coach Mack Shares Insights In His Latest Letters

Jarrett Leaving ECU for Auburn Assistants Job
WNCT

Skip Holtz thinks you schedule like a sissy (and he may be right)
Yahoo! Sports

$5 million bond set for drive-by suspect
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pack Still Leads for Hunter
  Hunter admits that East Carolina wasn't too high on his list before the camp. Now the Pirates are in the mix. "ECU really moved up," said Hunter

scout.com (sub req'd)

July 6, 2009
Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day
National Fried Chicken Day
Birthday - President George W. Bush (43rd President)

O'Brien: Pirate Notebook No. 389
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Experiment a threat to squash tradition

Bonesville.net

Rose Slugger McDonald Commits To East Carolina
WITN

2009 East Carolina Pirates Preview
Athlon Sports

Questions linger for college football
Rocky Mount Telegram

East Carolina ceasing paper billing to save money
Greenville Daily Reflector

The Best WR You Have Never Heard Of...
  “I have one offer for basketball and that's East Carolina.”

scout.com (sub req'd)

July 5, 2009
Anniversary - Bikini

Pirates line up another strong schedule
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Shooting suspect in police custody
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IMPACT felt on Pitt diamonds
  Radar guns were humming Saturday afternoon at East Carolina's Clark-LeClair Stadium

July 4, 2009
Independence Day (US)
Birthday - President Calvin Coolidge (30th President)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Shooting victims buried; search for suspect continues
  The group hopes to gather at The Other Place at 7 pm and and march to the cupola on East Carolina's main campus for a candlelight vigil

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Editorial- Darts & Laurels - Time to celebrate

Quarterback Pinkney returns for East Carolina
Parkersburg (WV) News

Northern Nash's Joyner dominates outing after outing
  Joyner likely will play for East Carolina next spring despite being drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 50th round

Rocky Mount Telegram

Ryan White up to Seven Offers
scout.com (sub req'd)

July 3, 2009
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days (07/03-08/15)
Compliment Your Mirror Day
Dog Days (07/03-08/11)
Earth at Aphelion
Stay Out of the Sun Day

From ecupirates.com
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Golfing Duo Named Scholar All-Americans
  Bools And Estes Repeat As NGCA Scholar All-Americans

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Soccer Releases 2009 Schedule
  Pirates Look To Defend Regular Season Conference Title

ECU Chancellor addresses recent shooting deaths, campus safety
Greenville Daily Reflector

Copper hoping Chiefs will be last stop
Washington Daily News

Zach Wright will play in showcase game
Goldsboro News Argus

Sports Briefs
  ASU's opener at East Carolina also will be televised live, on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN).

Winston Salem Journal

RB Sleepers
  Jonathan Williams, East Carolina - Before his suspension last year, Williams was off to a solid start, rushing for 380 yards and five scores on 75 carries.

AthlonSports.com

Catlin Alford Interview Transcript - Part 1
  I think East Carolina on July 17th." Any other offers that you're hoping for? "I'm hoping for East Carolina...

scout.com (sub req'd)

Cards pursuing three-star NJ tight end
  He visited East Carolina and Rutgers during the spring and hopes to visit a few more schools during the coming months.

superprep.com (sub req'd)

Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)
Bonesville.net

July 2, 2009
Halfway Point of 2009
I Forgot Day

Paisley Named Co-Female Athlete-of-the-Year
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU pitcher Paisley makes Pirate history
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Officials, business owners outline safety steps
-Tuesday's events paint surprising picture of shooting suspect

East Carolina's plans to remember shooting victim
W
NCT

Slain ECU student's memorial Friday
Durham Herald-Sun

Here's how East Carolina can reach a BCS Title game.
850 The Buzz

Gourley signs with Pittsburgh
Goldsboro News Argus

BASEBALL- Brooks wins marathon game in Birmingham
Tonawanda News

Clyburn Knows the Deal
  Clyburn now lists Illinois and UNC-CH as his co-leaders, with East Carolina and NC State rounding out the remainder of his top four schools list.

scout.com (sub req'd)

July 1, 2009
Second Half of the New Year Day
Anniversary - Battle of Gettysburg
Anniversary - First Postage Stamp
Anniversary - First US Zoo
Anniversary - Medicare
Anniversary - Zip Codes Inaugurated
Birthday - Diana, Princess of Wales

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Football Recruiting Report
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Incoming QB cast from familiar mold

-BVL: Football Recruiting Thumbnails Updated
Talk FM: Talk of the Town (Randy Parker)

From ecupirates.com
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Bakich Hired as Terps' Head Baseball Coach
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ECU's Wright To Play In Fenway Park

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Suspect identified in drive-by that killed student, manager
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News reverberates through ECU campus
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Shooting prompts mixed reaction from businesses

Shooting at The Other Place leaves two dead
The East Carolinian

Shooting Victims Remembered
WITN

Straughn makes All-State
  He's set to play at East Carolina this winter.

Pensacola News Journal

Millville's Trout signs with Angels
Philadelphia Inquirer

Trout signs, heads to rookie league
Cherry Hill Courier Post

Georgia corner to ECU
  Chris Sharpe is a corner out of Stone Mountain, Ga. and he has committed to the East Carolina Pirates.

superprep.com (sub req'd)

 

July 31, 2009

Greenville’s Joe West works 4,000th game
Greenville Daily Reflector

How about Virginia Tech in the national championship game
Boston Herald

Preseason predictions- West Virginia
ESPN

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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ACC ready to score
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Run defense important to winning in ACC

TV too eager to tune out fans
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
-Summer Kickoff- Part IV
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Panthers, Martin closing in on contract deal
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Replacing Kyle won't be a snap

From the Anderson Independent
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Spurrier refreshed heading into new season
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Steele stresses consistency on defense

Vick 'close' to signing
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Hawaii coach McMackin apologizes for slur
Greenville (SC) News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Receiver from North Carolina commits to U.Va.
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Fans get to interact with Skins in first week of camp

July 30, 2009

Terps' new baseball coach seeks 'a different way'
Washington Times

WVU offense trying to rebound
Times-West Virginian

Some 2010 scheduling options??
Charleston Post Courier

Odom still on the move
Florida Today

Preseason accolades roll in for Mountaineers
ASU The Appalachian Online

ACC Football Kickoff- league strong, but don't look for BCS Title
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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O'Brien- UNC-CH as finale a real turkey
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Devils aiming for better ACC play
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Triangle represented well on All-ACC team
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Ol' Roy neglected by lists
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Shaw football games move to Millbrook

ACC, Big 12, Pac-10 looking at one network deal
Birmingham News

Swarm of arms is lacking in SEC
Columbia (SC) State

From the Anderson Independent
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Cox ready to take the reins at UGA
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It's time the Big Ten and Pac-10 get a championship game

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Go ahead- Crown 'em
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Nothing easy in stacked league for Tribe, rivals
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W & M- Cradle of coaches
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Zorn- Vick won't be Redskin

Zorn's tough task still tough the second time around
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Greenville (SC) News
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MLB teams willing to play host to college football games
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Big 12 title game may have permanent home in Texas

July 29, 2009

From the Greenville (SC) News
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QB Edwards wears target in SoCon
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USC game with Tar Heels put on hold

Appalachian State will try to rebound
W
inston Salem Journal

ASU picked to repeat
Watauga Democrat

ASU SoCon Pre-season Favorite
Go Blue Ridge

Elon product pierces Royals in Appalachian League
  Wood was promoted to Burlington, Iowa, a full-season Class A team in the Midwest League. Wood was an 11th-round pick out of East Carolina University

Burlington Times News

College Football - Teams to Watch
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Hokies add Ark. State to their 2011 football schedule
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Summer Kickoff- Part III
Charlotte Observer

WVU making progress
Charl
eston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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USC lets UNC-CH out of '10 football game
-O'Brien, Davis upbeat about '09
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Coaches lobby to move up signing day
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Canes buy out Kaberle

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Blue Devils will give freshman QB a look
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Duke could seek sixth year for Rucker
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Chiefs waive K Connor Barth

ACC All Access- Bobby Bowden- How can a league team compete for national title- "Get a Michael Vick."
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Anderson Independent
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Deep ACC hoping for a breakout team and push into national spotlight
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Vick can now empathize with those poor kids on the playground

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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SEC football title game to remain in Atlanta through 2015
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Wofford picked third in SoCon football media poll
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Wofford RB Jeremy Marshall out for the season with knee

From the Columbia (SC) State
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SEC Preview- The anointed ones
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SEC to launch digital network
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UNC-CH delays USC series
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ACC looks for fresh start

From the Charlotte Observer
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Healthy Chandler fits Bobcats plans
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Offensive line reserves enter camp with much to prove
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It's official- Bobcats trade Okafor for Hornets center
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ACC may leverage hoops to maximize football deal

July 28, 2009

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. schools get no love in preseason college football polls
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Interview with ACC Commissioner John Swofford

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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ACC's balance has a cost
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Hokies, Noles are pick of ACC
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ACC football media predict the same ol' story this season
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Pack's Wilson could be on 3-year plan
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'06 Deacons top list of surprise champs

Appalachian State tops preseason poll
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Appalachian is top pick in SoCon
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Muse resigns WFU position

SoCon coaches peg Paladins for fourth
Greenville (SC) News

Sporting News' Top 100- No. 39 West Virginia
sportingnews.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Preview 2009 - CFN Big East Preview
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2009 CFN Big East Predictions and Team Views
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Preview 2009 - Big East Unit Rankings

From the Roanoke Times
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Hokies picked as top dogs again
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ACC football media day- High hopes not
lost on Hokies

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies are heavy favorites to win 3rd straight title
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Ball is in Hall's hands as battle for U.Va. QB begins

From the Charlotte Observer
-Source- Bobcats on verge of Okafor trade

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NASCAR- Witnesses saw Mayfield using meth
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Vick is back; who wants him?
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NCAA says it doesn't have to reveal FSU documents
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Kenan's next phase- east end zone

LSU working on UNC-CH opener in 2010
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Richt admits to not filling out SEC ballot
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Swinney, Bowden prove to be opposites

From the Anderson Independent
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New crop of SEC coaches have at least something going
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Swinney in no rush to name Tigers’ starting quarterback
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Swinney squarely focused on first things first

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Big recruiting class leaves a small scholarship surplus
-
Cutcliffe sees Devils as a legitimate bowl contender

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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ACC preseason favorite Hokies aren't dodging expectations
-
Groh's concern- Avoid getting sacked

July 27, 2009

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Swofford- No changes expected for BCS
-
ACC football needs way to boost image
-
Three ACC seniors return for some unfinished business

Clemson star- Hokies will be ready for 'Bama
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC football media day- High hopes not
lost on Hokies

Roanoke Times

Hall turns corner at U.Va. as its QB
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tech's Chancellor accepts role as target for offenses
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Bill Stewart ready for second year at helm
-
Huggs Fest to help pay for WVU's air travel

The Quad Countdown- No. 37 South Carolina
NY Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Summer Kickoff- Part I
-
Eugene- Pack QBs a 'luxury"
-
Lady Cats dance team tryout photos
-
Johnson your back-to-back Brickyard winner

ACC Commissioner John Swofford doesn't expect further penalties against Florida State Seminoles
Orlando Sentinel

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Swofford talks TV deals at ACC kickoff
-
Tigers need fewer mottos, more wins

Spiller’s Heisman Trophy campaign off to a flashy start
Anderson Independent

Skinner helps turn Wake into ACC contender
Greenville (SC) News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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JULY VISION- WFU's Skinner sees history on horizon
-
BALLOT CRISIS- Should coaches vote to decide BCS teams-

July 26, 2009

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-Triangle squads crave more success
-
Wolfpack QB understands the offense
-
Curry eager to be a Blue Devil

Kupets enjoys ESPY hoopla
  Kupets took her younger brother, Chris, who played basketball at East Carolina last season and will attend a junior college in Texas this fall.

Online Athens

Josh Dowdy- Aberdeen's New Fireballer
Inside the Os

Leaders of the Pack
  Collegiate fans in the triangle are known to show support for championship teams. From Franklin Street to the Quad on Duke's Campus, supporters of the Tar Heels and Blue Devils have celebrated recent championships.

Durham Herald-Sun

Validating predictions
Parkersburg News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers training camp brings fresh storylines
-
Panthers, top pick agree on deal
-
US-Mexico soccer history "a dangerous cocktail."

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Spurrier goes in a new direction
-
ACC Football- No voting problems to see here

Football schedule seems to set Tigers up for 7-5 season
Greenville (SC) News

UNCW's 2009-10 schedule includes home date with Wake Forest
Wilmington Star News

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Clemson's Stanley Hunter forced to quit football
-
ACC Football Kickoff- 5 story lines for 2009

Q&A with ACC commissioner John Swofford
Greensboro News-Record

ACC Football recruiting review
W
inston Salem Journal

Vick story drags out, according to sources
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Rice induction highlights Anderson's rich baseball tradition
Anderson Independent

July 25, 2009

Marshall opponents- WVU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Vols revel in coach Lane Kiffin's attitude
-
Mystery solved: South Carolina did not name Tebow All-SEC

Swinney settling into role as Tigers' new leader
Anderson Independent

Disputed reports say Michael Vick can play, but faces suspension
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Hurricanes bring back Ward
-
Carolina's needs hasten Ward's return home
-
Wolfpack recruit faces charges

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Appeals court rules for NASCAR on Mayfield ban
-
Tebowgate resolved- Spurrier comes clean

After average 4 years, USC's Spurrier hopes for better
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Spurrier’s road sports new, driven assistants
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Grobe, O'Brien pleased with 2009 recruiting classes despite being ranked low by analysts
-
Off the Table- N.C. tax on golf could still be in play

July 24, 2009

Holtz's words of wisdom continue to strike chord
Hilton Head Island Packet

Hokies vs. Boise State in 2010 at FedEx
  Tech's other nonconference games next season are against Central Michigan, Western Michigan and East Carolina - all in Blacksburg.

Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Boise State added to Va. Tech 2010
-
Most of us are probably more sick of Vick's story than Vick
-
Reports- Vick to be given conditional reinstatement to NFL football schedule

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Sources- Goodell likely to suspend Vick following meeting
-
Vick denies reports that he, Iverson were at Virginia Beach strip club

2009 Virginia Tech College Football Predictions
Locksmith Sports Picks

Revenue allows WVU to grow
Charleston (WV) Gazette

LSU lands prized pitcher Jake Cave
  The competition for his services was fierce--North Carolina@CH, South Carolina, East Carolina and Virginia. In the end, LSU proved to be the best of those

NewOrleans.Com

Kentucky's Brooks benefitted from patience, unlike Croom
The Huntsville Times

Irving's status still up in the air
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-
Triangle teams upbeat despite Irving's injury
-
Canes, Ruutu sign contract
-
Shaw, St. Aug's earn respect

Tebow can't hide from good-guy image
Columbia (SC) State

Daniel Inman joins UNC-CH coaching staff
Fayetteville Observer

Kevin Steele's Clemson defense has Dabo Swinney's back
Greenville (SC) News

N.C. A&T, UNCG plan layoffs if state budget cut is 10%
Greensboro News-Record

July 23, 2009

Success luring top football recruits to Wake
Fayetteville Observer

Think you can predict college football?
CBSSports.com

Development of the Spread
msnsportsnet.com

No. 9 Virginia Tech
Austin American-Statesman

Tech-Boise State to open 2010 football season
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Jackson no longer part of Duke football
-
With Krzyzewski coming back, players could follow

From the Raleigh News and Observer
-
Duke's slide tied to recruiting
-
All-Stars bond before college

East beats West in football
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
East scores touchdown in fourth quarter to top West 6-0
-
Charlotte's downtown getting a makeover as construction proceeds on Hall of Fame for NASCAR

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
ESPN- Vick, commissioner could meet this week
-
Ronald Curry traded to St. Louis Rams

Wilmington native blindsides crook with perfect tackle
Charlotte Observer

Dabo Swinney- Clemson Tigers can be “very good team”
Greenville (SC) News

July 22, 2009

Mountaineer Football Notebook- LeGree Added to Buchanan Watch List
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Quantifying the Russell Wilson Effect at NC State
Yahoo! Sports

Recruiting- Wake, Duke get in-state football commitments
Fayetteville Observer

Football media pick TCU to win Mountain West
Houston Chronicle

Sun Belt seeks flexibility with its N.O. Bowl team
New Orleans Times Picayune

West boys break losing streak
Winston Salem Journal

All-Star Girls soccer- Power outage doesn't slow West
Greensboro News-Record

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Praise Coach K for pulling double duty
-
ESPN in favor of more consistent NASCAR starting times

From the Raleigh News and Observer
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Krzyzewski going for gold again
-
Holley gets a dose of reality TV
-
Hall wants a share of fame for itself

All jokes aside, May needs fresh start with Kings
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Fired up- Five storylines for SEC media days
-
Swinney outlines first year at helm

July 21, 2009

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
ACC basketball race could be a close call
-
Francis is keeping his options open
-
Former Tar Heel wins '4th and Long'
-
West stars romp

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Ole Miss football fans confident for 2009 season
-
Mississippi State running back Anthony Dixon arrested

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
SEC launches syndicated SEC Network with ESPN
-
Upgrades at Williams-Brice near completion
-
Clemson begins Heisman campaign for Spiller
-
Cremins signs forward who broke Curry's record

Krzyzewski will coach US in 2012 Games
Durham Herald-Sun

Update on Panthers single-game tickets
Charlotte Observer

ODU stadium to bear name of contractor, $2.5M benefactor
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Fayetteville State ready for football season to begin
Fayetteville Observer

Bonani's season in doubt after Busch Gardens fall
Tampa Tribune

Game review- NCAA ’10 sacks earlier incarnations
Greenville Daily Reflector

July 20, 2009

Cink denies Watson historic win in British Open playoff
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Even in defeat, Watson triumphs
-
Will Panthers renew training camp contract at Wofford?
-
Panthers' Muhammad expands his influence
-
Contador takes charge; Lance a distant 2nd
-
Another Nationwide win for Busch
-
An 81-year-old racing in NASCAR circuit?
-
Mayfield- NASCAR spiked my sample

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Urban Meyer to Notre Dame rumors are magically delicious
-
Recruiting- USC paves way for next Jeffery

July 19, 2009

Nutter at top of WVU depth chart
Parkersburg News

Yates ready for life without Nicks
Durham Herald-Sun

From the South Bend Tribune
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Notre Dame football- Vintage Holtz holds court at Hall of Fame
-
Notre Dame football- Source says Irish, Army to play at Yankee Stadium

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Mike Slive reigns in the SEC
-
Are the Bowdens losing their luster?

10 questions for SEC football in 2009
Birmingham News

Staffing game day
  Penn State held a job fair Saturday to find some key game-day players: the Beaver Stadium staff.

PennLive.com

Will he or won't he play for Cavaliers. this year?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pinehurst grounds crew will have its hands full in 2014
Fayetteville Observer

Sports writers vs. social networking sites
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Next wave of guards ready for spotlight
-
Wake star left basketball for bank
-
Watson is poised to make history
-
Kantola an area hockey trailblazer
-
Yellow jersey eludes Hincapie

UNCW basketball recruiter's life getting busy
Wilmington Star-News

July 18, 2009

ND Legends: Japan Bowl practice report
  There was plenty of energy on the field, supplied by East Carolina head coach Skip Holtz, who joined his father in working with quarterbacks Tony Rice and Gary Godsey.  Former ECU head coach Bill Lewis is coaching defensive backs.

rivals.com

Holtz adds to Mountain State flavor of Hall class
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Lou Holtz had huge impact on William and Mary
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU turns down 1,065 orders for football season tickets
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Holtz heads into College Football Hall of Fame
Winston Salem Journal

The reason Tommy Bowden is no longer the head coach at Clemson
Anderson Independent

College players, pros lead by example
Raleigh News & Observer

Turnabout at Turnberry- Watson leads, Woods leaves
Charlotte Observer

Tour de France 14th stage under way
Columbia (SC) State

USC announces 2009 Athletic Hall of Fame
Greenville (SC) News

July 17, 2009

Ability to inspire players behind success of Holtz
Columbia (SC) State

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Holtz leads class being enshrined in Hall of Fame
-
ODU tests cannon that might be fired at football games
-
Ex-Tech football player gets probation, 2 charges dropped

UNCG to face big-time competition in big new home
  The Spartans play Clemson, Wake Forest, N.C. State, Maryland, East Carolina (Nov. 28) and Princeton at home.

Greensboro News Record

Edwards Lone FCS Nominee for Unitas Award
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

Duke commit may take other visits
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Meyer not buying into the Utah/BCS argument
ESPN Blogs

Brickey fills final NCCU basketball post
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Blue Devils recruit might arrive early
-
Canes' prospects intriguing

Rams working to hire new AD
Winston Salem Journal

UT coach Garrido gets 4 days in jail for DWI
Houston Chronicle

July 16, 2009

BC hires former Virginia star Morgan
  Morgan was an assistant at East Carolina from 1998-2003.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

It's a new world for college football coaches
AthlonSports.com

Pair of Tech linemen decide to move on
Roanoke Times

Fay St. coach's ouster focuses attention on foul language
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Peppers saga won't end well for Panthers fans
-
NASCAR- Mayfield tested positive for Meth on July 6
-
Contract talks with Felton 'pretty far apart'

Greener Pastures- Harvick may be trying to leave Childress as his Cup victory drought reaches 90 races
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
Bowden's long-distance shot at Clemson does his reputation no favors
-
Purnell introduces ‘Fab Four'

C.C. Whitlock reinstated
Columbia (SC) State

2009 Preview - ACC Teams In Transition
College Football News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Paradis excited to be a Cane
-ESPN ranks Canes No. 1 in NHL
-
Hurricanes add another heavy hitter
-
Hurricanes to open on Oct. 2 against Flyers
-
Spartans try Heels again
-
Ex-Pack star Bates finally a hit in Boston
-
BassPack wins another national title

Fox Sports Net to broadcast 7 SEC football games in 2009
Birmingham News

Colleges pinching pennies: Travel, media guides cut to save money
Memphis Commercial Appeal

July 15, 2009

Bowden refutes ‘dismissal’ claim
  Former Clemson coach says he intended to stay after loss to Wake

Columbia (SC) State

Preview 2009 - North Carolina Tar Heels
College Football News

Clemson going hard after North Carolina DE
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
-
Season-ticket sales down after Cavs' sub-.500 year
-
King's Fork RB commits to Hokies

Gone are the days when coaches made less than the school prez
Anderson Independent

From the Charlotte Observer
-
New deal for Peppers unlikely before deadline
-
$136,000 car stolen from Panthers player

From the Greenville (SC) News
-
A new name may be added to the Clemson quarterback derby
-
Tigers ready to move forward

Doing their part- Duke football players pitch in to clean up campus
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke QB Lewis more than a passing fancy
-
Pack recruit Brown to attend Hargrave
-
Hurricanes add more size by signing Kostopoulos

FSU coach Bobby Bowden says he knows when he'll retire but is not saying
Birmingham News

Preps: Wesleyan hires ex-Terp Gatlin
Greensboro News-Record

July 14, 2009

ASU lands six on squad
Watauga Democrat

Pack's star recruit may not be eligible
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-49ers AD- Lutz faces 'critical year'
-
49ers kick football campaign into high gear
  Officials hope 5,000 seat licenses will be sold by Sept. 17, when trustees are expected to decide whether to proceed.

-
Bobcats sign 2nd-round pick Derrick Brown

Beasley loves Clemson visit
  He already had offers from Clemson, Duke, Louisville, Auburn, East Carolina, and Stanford and recently picked up offers from Tennessee and Southern Miss.

Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Never underestimate the egos of college football coaches
Anderson Independent

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Eight All-Stars boast Triangle ties
-
Tar Heels' Ginyard is eager to lead

Bowdens gather to raise money
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
ADs are pinching pennies
-
Wake Forest lands tall, speedy receiver for 2010

July 13, 2009

WVU secondary under pressure to perform in '09
Times-West Virginian

WVU will look to avenge loss to Buffs
Beckley Register-Herald

Apps Edwards on early Payton list
Watauga Democrat

Top 25 teams- No. 8 Virginia Tech Hokies
Gainesville Sun

Utah Utes show worth of fighting ol' status quo
Birmingham News

Thoughts on ACC baseball and South Carolina
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Longtime U.Va. media-relations director dies at 46
-
Athletes' missteps too often repeated

Tragedy still touches Armstrong
Raleigh News & Observer

Tangled Up- Kurt Busch, Johnson trade paint and words after contact late in Saturday's race
Winston Salem Journal

July 12, 2009

Social networking sites offer excitement, but can ensnare athletes in their web
A
nderson Independent

Line aims to drive Tigers
Greenville (SC) News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
ACC football coaches sweating
-
Yates knows Heels must adjust
-
Minor league baseball Mecca
  For a state with no major league franchises, there's plenty of professional baseball in North Carolina.

From the Charlotte Observer
-When Michael comes out to play, everyone's happy
-
Carolinas grow bumper crop of top high-school junior QBs
-
Top junior recruits in the Carolinas

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
UNCC's plans for football are slowed by bad economy
  Athletics director says she remains confident in stadium effort

-
Martin rules night- Veteran driver gets strong jump on restart with 2 laps to go
-
Economic woes, expensive seats, an excess of tickets and pennant races galore
-
No Doubting Thomas- Well-known ex-player, coach plans to turn Florida International around

Young line may benefit from low expecations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Final goodbye to McNair
Hattiesburg American

July 11, 2009

Six Mountaineers Named Preseason All-America
ASU Appalachian Mountaineers

New WVU president sees athletics as marketing vehicle
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Breaking through
New Bern Sun Journal

Preview 2009 - Virginia Cavaliers
College Football News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Jordan, Bobcats hope Henderson is like his dad
-
10 years ago, Chastain unveiled empowerment
-
ESPN makes changes in booth for college football
-
Dale Jr's former crew chief turns focus to new team

Five reasons Clemson will be better, five reason they might not be
Columbia (SC) State

Another In the Truck For Cutcliffe
scout.com (sub req'd)

Pain in neck sinks Phelps at nationals
Raleigh News & Observer

July 10, 2009

Starting football a daunting task for 49ers
Salisbury Post

Death of WCU's Smalls shocks, mystifies coaches
Asheville Citizen Times

Season ticket sales down for USF, FSU football
Tampa Tribune

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Meet Mike Slive
-
The SEC's 10 most powerful people
-
ACC Commissioner John Swofford continuing to raise the bar
-ACC's 10 most powerful people

How much is too much online?
ESPN

Roundtable - Did the Mountain West give in too quickly to the BCS?
College Football News

Helping his hometown
  Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers returned home to hundreds of adoring fans.

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Seeking depth, Monarchs add junior college cornerback
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pistons pick former Heel
-
Mavs send Stackhouse to Grizzlies
-
Armstrong survives treacherous stage
-
Team USA visits Japan

Five reasons USC will be better, five reasons they might not be
Columbia (SC) State

Okla. St. baseball may be in NCAA hot water
Houston Chronicle

Make-or-Break Year Approaching for Louisville's Steve Kragthorpe
Bleacher Report

Kyle Busch- I got dumped
Roanoke Times

July 9, 2009

Western Carolina Football Player Dies During Off-Season Workouts
Cullowhee Western Carolinian

WCU football player dies
Asheville Citizen Times

From the Salt Lake City Tribune
-
Mountain West signs BCS deal with ESPN
-
MWC shouldn't have signed BCS deal with ESPN

Mountain West reluctantly agrees to BCS deal
Greenville (SC) News (AP)

The BCS was right against Congress
Anderson Independent

From ESPN
-
Coaches and colleges explore new frontier of social networking
-Putting the ball into athletes' hands

  Online social networks change recruiting landscape for high school athletes

-
Defining the different shades of gray
  Online social networks like Twitter and Facebook expose gray areas in recruiting

-
Who will rule Tobacco Road in '09?

Can Twitter and Facebook updates affect college recruiting?
Dallas Morning News

'All leads point to K'
  It's looking like Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will try to follow his rare back-to-back national championships with an even rarer feat -- back-to-back international championships.

Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Can Krzyzewski still coach both?
-
Canes hope to sign Ruutu

Steve McNair killed by girlfriend in murder-suicide, police confirm
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats sign Henderson
-
For Bowden, the stakes are high in NCAA appeal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Are all rule breaks mistakes?
-
Tennessee coach Pearl gets $200K raise

FSU introduces Patterson-Heath as women's basketball coach
Fayetteville Observer

Are the Hokies Heading Back to Washington, DC?
Gobbler Country

July 8, 2009

ASU to be on TV 3 times
  The Mountaineers' season opener at East Carolina will be carried live on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN).

Watauga Democrat

Tweet, Tweet- By 2010, Twitter will likely be old news
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Coach K appears on verge of return as U.S. coach
-
UNCG adds to Hall of Fame

Iverson shows his softer side, but he's not finished
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
No tickets left for Tech-'Bama game at Ga. Dome
-
Ex-Tech football player charged after incident on campus
-
Ex-NASCAR champ voices concerns about reckless driving

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bowden's legacy at stake
-
Recruit blocks pressure
-
Relay team's season is one to remember

From the Charlotte Observer
-
As Bobcats sit idle, East is improving
-
Peterson back home at Appalachian St.
-
Gangloff sets American record

It's time to be honest about the BCS
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Beat the best to be the best in the BCS
ESPN blogs

Montario's mission
New Bern Sun Journal

Whitlock clears Hyman hurdle; Spurrier next
Columbia (SC) State

July 7, 2009

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Flag costs S.C. shot to host ACC baseball
-Bobcats' draftee ready for tough NBA road

-
NASCAR asks judge to reverse Mayfield ruling
-
NASCAR- Drivers won't race Mayfield
-
Knights linebacker chooses Duke
-
What if? McNair could have been a Panther

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Flag fallout- ACC reverses S.C. baseball bid
-
Gamecocks report 14 secondary violations

ACC moves baseball tourney to Durham
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Pack's Irving recovering
-
Brown commits to Duke
-Durham scoops up an ACC tourney
-
Armstrong moves to third in Tour
-
Federer- 'I don't know if I can ever top this'
-
Mickelson's mom has breast cancer

Interview with ESPN's Chris Fowler
TechSideline.com

Tests ordered for Cheeseman
Roanoke Times

WVU to open sale of tickets to public
  At the outset WVU was hopeful to sell all of its season tickets - and still might with the public offering - but also understood the challenge this year.

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

WVU-Pitt series wasn't always level
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Lots of problems Congress needs to fix, but addressing BCS playoff system is needed
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Barron leaves Baylor to join N.C. State staff
Houston Chronicle

WNC takes first step toward big plans with new medical school
Asheville Citizen-Times

July 6, 2009

Has sports’ economic bubble finally burst?
Anderson Independent

Va. Tech, U.Va. recruits help U.S. roll to title
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Stewart enjoys win, but not ending to race
-
Tiger wins his tournament with late birdie
-
Federer's Sweet 15

Police: Former Titans quarterback Steve McNair's death a homicide
Memphis Commercial Appeal (AP)

Young triathletes, tough as metal
Raleigh News & Observer

July 5, 2009

Former Titans quarterback Steve McNair dead
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Nashville Tennessean
-Steve McNair and Sahel Kazemi killed
-
Nashville mourns iron man Steve McNair
-
Fisher calls McNair's death a tragic loss
-
Sorrow is great because McNair was one of us
-
McNair's Escalade involved in DUI arrest of 20-year-old woman this week

Somber celebration- Stewart wins Coke Zero 400, wrecks Busch in a wild finish
Winston Salem Journal

Hokies will have plenty of firepower
HuskerExtra.com

2 months 'til WVU kicks off
Parkersburg News

Another Capel joins the coaching ranks
Raleigh News & Observer

July 4, 2009

Tough schedule draws Hokies some attention
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Petty waves caution on first hall picks
-
Roger vs. Roddick
-
NFL coaches visit troops in Iraq in first USO trip

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Rain wipes out qualifying runs at Daytona
-
Teague usually operates under everyone's radar

Experts hot and cold on Tigers
Columbia (SC) State

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Fledgling league might welcome Vick if legal issues sacked
-
On this day 25 years ago, Reagan visited Petty

AP headlines from the Greenville (SC) News
-
Rutgers, UCLA to meet on football field starting in 2016
-
NCAA career passing yards leader, ex-Hawaii QB Chang arrested
-
Court nixes verdict in former coach's discrimination suit

July 3, 2009

ASU football to be televised three times on SportsSouth
  Their season opener on September 5 at East Carolina will be televised on MASN. That game will air at 12 noon.

Go Blue Ridge

Scheduling Fare
  Were WVU picked for the three games on the most recent list, it would leave East Carolina as the only game without a TV spot, but one that will likely be...

scout.com (sub req'd)

Three N.C. State Recruits Will Not Enroll
Winston Salem Journal

Summer outlook- Previewing the race in the Big East
Greenville (SC) News

Will NCAA tournament tweak matter?
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Texas A&M athletic department slashes jobs
Houston Chronicle

Duke's Scheyer to see a lot more action this fall
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Duke may play -- gasp -- a zone, Singler says
-
LaRose stays with Canes
-
Venus, Serena will stage 'Sister Act 4' for title

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Examining the hall's first 25 nominees
-
Panthers claim rookie TE from Jets
-
Free agents McDyess, Bass intrigue Bobcats

NASCAR's Hall of Fame will speak with a Southern drawl, y'all
Greensboro News-Record

Magazines are cautious about USC
Columbia (SC) State'

July 2, 2009

The twists and turns of college recruiting never stop
Wilmington Star-News

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Krzyzewski, Devils will make adjustments after the departures of Henderson, Elliot
-
UNC-CH's latest deal with Nike includes $2M academic fund

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tar Heels sign lucrative pact with Nike
-
Basketball should reign again
-
FSU says giving up coaches' wins unfair
-
Canes quickly re-sign Cole
-
Don't Miss

Bowden, Tuberville and Fulmer have working options ahead
Anderson Independent

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Big 12 ready to surpass SEC in football?
-
Vols gain commitment from 13-year old

An ACC breakdown- From A to Z
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big East hoops field may change
Charleston Daily Mail

WVU freshman QB injures foot
Beckley Register-Herald

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Ruling puts Mayfield back on track
-Mayfield's battle is racin', not a movie
-Charlotte ranked as a Top 10 sports city
-
South Stanly DE picks Hokies over Wolfpack

Caldwell, WSSU to part ways; he will get $56,000
Winston Salem Journal

South Atlantic League founder, Moss, dies
Greensboro News-Record

Chowan's move to full membership in CIAA is official
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

July 1, 2009

From the Fayetteville Observer
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State grabs pair of Georgia players
-
Jimmy Raye event brings Tony Dungy to town

Openers pivotal for WVU
Parkersburg News

WVU reserve QB has setback
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Krzyzewski staying put at Duke
-
Coach K must get creative

Allison, Waltrip lead Hall of Fame class
Charlotte Observer

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Football ticket sales fall for Tigers
-
South Carolina soccer upgrades field
-
N.C. lineman commits to USC for 2010

Radford's Amir Johnson booked, released
Roanoke Times

ODU basketball program gets commitment from Danish 7-footer
Hampton Roads Daily Press

After successes, Hall eyes job as Cavs' starting QB
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

An older Armstrong gears up for Tour de France
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

NCAA reduces Alabama State probation to three years
Greenville (SC) News

 

July 31, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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2009 Football Guide
-
2009 Football Guide (One Color Media Version)
C-USA Football Kickoff Video Conference

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Buzz over C-USA media day likely feedback
-
For once, Tigers' Clay Helton has a full group of quarterbacks

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
C-USA media day doesn't go off without some hiccups
-
What did UCF football coach George O'Leary say during preseason C-USA videoconference?
-
UCF lands commitment from Mount Dora CB Jordan Ozerities
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Search our college football coach salary database
-
The five highest-paid college football assistant coaches are ...

Golden Eagles thinking big in '09
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Fletcher humbled by suspension
-
Notebook- WR Brown back in boot, X-ray upcoming

From the Tulsa World
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TU, Conference USA foes have BCS on the brain
-
C-USA football media day thoughts
-
Conference USA Notebook

Offense gets the ink, but you need defense in Conference USA
Birmingham News

From the Dallas Morning News
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Conference USA in search of a breakout
-
SMU coach confident opener will be a sellout

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH quarterback Keenum making case for Heisman
-
Teen arrested in shooting of former C-USA star

C-USA Media Day goes to videoconference
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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MU center not quite ready
-
Marshall volleyball assistant to lead UNCG

From the El Paso Times
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Defense to be focus for UTEP Miners this year
-
Conference USA notebook- Houston picked to finish 1st
-
Conference USA football podcast- Can UTEP win the championship?

C-USA media days made easier by technology
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 30, 2009

C-USA Announces 2009 Football Television Schedule
conferenceusa.com

C-USA goes into cyberspace for media day
Memphis Commercial Appeal

C-USA camps start on Aug. 3
ESPN.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Conference USA joins movement toward frugality
-
Slate nominated for Mackey Award
-
Myrtle Beach tight end commits

Herd's Slate named to Mackey Award watch list
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall opponents- Central Florida
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Blocking kicks is Eagle CB's specialty
Hattiesburg American

USM’s Bower ready for Hall of Fame induction Three others included in 2009 class
Biloxi Sun-Herald

Countdown to Kickoff- The Preseason Top 50—No. 36 Southern Miss ...
B
leacher Report

Tulane's Pepitone shines
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Maggard is out of retirement — already
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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C-USA to conduct preseason football media days via videoconference
-
Sorry, UCF- Knights not included in Phil Steele's projected Top 10 most-improved scoring offenses. Who made the list?

July 29, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-C-USA Announces 2009 Preseason Football Awards
-
C-USA to Host Football Season Preview Video Conference
-BIP Volleyball Development Team Championship

Herd trio on preseason C-USA team
Ironton Tribune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd trio tabbed by C-USA coaches
-
WR to pursue degree before sentencing

5 Eagles claim league honors
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Former USM coach set to join 'elite company'
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Media picks Eagles to finish 2nd in C-USA East

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
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Berry, USM buzzing after CWS apperance
-
Five USM players on preseason C-USA team

Two Tigers included on C-USA football coaches' preseason team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UAB center Jake Seitz makes All-C-USA team
al.com

C-USA coaches single out TU returner, three others
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
-UCF Coach George O'Leary says Conference USA football must win big to earn national respect
-
Economic recession is changing the face of college athletics
-UCF ranks No. 78 nationally in athletic revenue
-
Why are UCF football tailgaters so upset? This is why

Green Wave freshmen learn importance of early start
New Orleans Times-Picayune

July 28, 2009

Marshall, CUSA Football Coaches Meet in Memphis
WSAZ-TV

C-USA- Underdog Heaven
CBS42 (Sports Network)

C-USA media say Houston is the favorite
ESPN

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall-Memphis football game to be aired
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Marshall AD says school needs clear plan for facilities
-
Herd-Hokies tickets on sale through Sunday

Marshall Game 8 -- UAB
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

From the Dallas Morning News
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Preseason all-conference honors for SMU
-
SMU football player Justin Willis' father killed in Red Bird shooting

Mississippi became home for USM's Bower
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun-Herald
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Fedora psyched for new season
-
EUSTACHY READY

Carmody made history
Hattiesburg American

Thevenot only Tulane player to make preseason All-CUSA team
new
orleans.com

Passing the test
  THE WORDS "for better or worse, in sickness or in health" ring true for Tulsa quarterback Jacob Bower

Tulsa World

July 27, 2009

From the Houston Chronicle
-Media survey says- Young UH team should win C-USA
-
Sun rises in East; Keenum is C-USA preseason Offensive Player of the Year

Fedora wants sellouts and he means it
Hattiesburg American

USM fans excited about upcoming season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Jeffery Anderson UAB's only member on C-USA preseason all-conference team
Birmingham News

Four Tigers named to C-USA football's second team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Slate, McClellan, Harvey 1st team C-USA
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF picked 4th in east in C-USA preseason poll
Orlando Sentinel

Five TU football players named first team All-Conference USA
Tulsa World

Former local prep standout providing some big returns
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 26, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Now that Hamrick is home, Herd has hope
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Snyder and staff make plans for preseason
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Marshall picked to finish fifth in C-USA East
-Virginia Tech- A Hokie trap
?
-
Donnan deserved Hall of Fame honor

Herd’s C-USA West slate starts at Tulane
Beckley Register-Herald

New coach has options at RB
Hattiesburg American

Blazers picked last in C-USA East
Birmingham News

Can Cougars handle all this love?
Houston Chronicle Blogs

TU voted second in its division
Tulsa World

Tulane football picked by media to finish last in Conference USA West
New
Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-Tiger recruits Will, Antonio Barton better together
-Tigers coach Josh Pastner stays close to home

July 25, 2009

Sporting News' Top 100- No. 41 Tulsa
SportingNews.com

Tigers eye opener against Ole Miss
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Auburn Coach Gene Chizik says he doesn't look back or regret missing out on UCF job
-
Knights baseball scores highest marks in Conference USA

Wave adds 9th commitment in defensive lineman Dobbs
New Orleans Times Picayune

Texas Bowl weighing future options
Houston Chronicle

FanFare set for Aug. 8
Hattiesburg American

Coaches join Las Vegas recruiting mix
H
untington Herald Dispatch

July 24, 2009

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Hamrick hiring could help MU baseball
-
Mike Hamrick comes on down

Hamrick wrapping up work at UNLV
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

WVU opponents- Marshall
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UCF Names Bryce Wallor Men's Golf Head Coach
conferenceusa.com

2009 MMM Tulsa Hurricane Preview
Mid-Major Madness

College Football Countdown- Nos. 51-55
Washington Times

USM sets game times
Hattiesburg American

Tulsa AD deserving of favorable rankings
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers eye Canadian basketball prospects
-
University of Memphis golf program is on a roll

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Tick-tock- UCF releases game times for most of its football schedule
-
Which college football team brings back the most experience in 2009- Not Florida. Not Notre Dame. It's ...

July 23, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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'Hamrick Rules' for Marshall to win by
-
Season starts with Salukis

New athletic director outlines goals for department
MU The Parthenon

USM announces 5 kickoff times
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From conferenceusa.com
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UAB Announces 2009-10 Non-Conference Men's Basketball Slate
-
Memphis Men's Basketball Launches Official Twitter Page

Marshall opponents- Tulane
Charleston (WV) Gazette

TU QB is ready to battle for job
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner 'relentless' in chase of Jackson, even in Vegas
-
Antonio Burks in critical condition; brother says 'everything looks good'

Dave Bliss coaches others on lessons he's learned
Dallas Morning News

Losman ready to roll dice in UFL
New
Orleans Times Picayune

July 22, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-Hamrick goes to work

-
New athletic director has to put Marshall back on map
-
Hamrick talks resources, facilities and WVU

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Fundraising key to Hamrick's hiring
-
Marshall names assistant soccer coach

From the College Football News
-
2009 Memphis Preview 
-
2009 Marshall Preview 
-
2009 UAB Preview 

Law blossoms as pass rusher
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF Knights lead the nation in this surprising preseason football category
-
Sophomore running back Latavius Murray is no longer a Knight

From conferenceusa.com
-
Marshall Adds Televised Football Game
-
Memphis-UAB Football Game Picked Up For TV

UAB non-conference basketball schedule includes 6 back-to-back games at Bartow
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Questions abound about future of Memphis basketball signee Latavious Williams
-
Ex-Tiger Burks was shot 4 minutes after arrival

Game against Tar Heels a new experience for youthful Herd
Beckley Register-Herald

Former Tulane standout Troy Kropog is eager to tackle his next assignment, this time with the Tennessee Titans
New Orleans Times Picayune

2009 Texas Bowl to be televised nationally on ESPN
Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
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Mike Hamrick Named Marshall University Director of Athletics
-
Five C-USA Players Named Cape Cod League All-Stars
-
C-USA Partners with Drive Digital Media to Produce Digital Interactive Sport Guides

A son comes home
Ironton Tribune

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Mike Hamrick glad to be home at Marshall
-
New Herd ad's to-do list begins at 'F'
-
Alumnus' return excites fans, friends and relatives
-
The Mike Hamrick File- Biography of the new AD

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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University hires a 'Marshall guy'
-
Easy to see Marshall made the right choice
-
Comparing UNLV, Marshall
-
The Mike Hamrick file
-
Family, friends welcome new AD
-
Marshall hires Hamrick as AD

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Hamrick takes 'dream' job
-
MU students have high hopes for Hamrick
-
MU picked right man for challenge
-
Marshall Game 4 -- Memphis

From the Beckley Register-Herald
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Happy to be home
-
Hamrick deserves a chance

From the Las Vegas Sun
-
Let’s be frank- This royal alienator of an A.D. stayed step ahead of ax
  UNC-CH signee Justin Dixon wa

-
Hamrick leaves Las Vegas with 'mixed emotions'

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Q&A with UCF Coach George O'Leary- Knights' QBs, the BCS and more
-
Many contenders for C-USA football crown, including UCF Knights
-
C-USA season primer
-
A closer look at C-USA, team-by-team
-
UCF football coach George O'Leary opposes secrecy in coaches poll
-
UCF Knights Notepad

TU negotiating with Notre Dame for 2010 football game
Tulsa World

Broken shins will sideline UH forward for 2-3 months
Houston Chronicle

Tulane pitcher Nick Pepitone continues to shine on USA baseball team
New Orleans Times Picayune

July 20, 2009

Hamrick expected to be named Marshall AD today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall may name A.D. today
  Marshall University tentatively has scheduled a news conference for 1:30 p.m. this afternoon to introduce the new athletic director.

Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall athletic director job points to Mike Hamrick
  Kanawha Valley native who played football for Thundering Herd in 1970s could be named to post today

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Hamrick expected to be named new Marshall AD
Beckley Register-Herald

UNLV athletic director emerges as likely Marshall candidate
Las Vegas Sun

The Quad Countdown- No. 44 Southern Mississippi
New York Times

From the College Football News
-
Preview 2009 - SMU Mustangs
-
Preview 2009 - UTEP Miners
-
Preview 2009 - Houston Cougars

Cougars football- a volunteer army
Houston Chronicle

July 19, 2009

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Feeling the crunch
  Southern Miss athletic director Richard Giannini doesn't have to pick up a daily newspaper to understand that times are hard for athletic departments across the nation.

-
C-USA also adopts cost-cutting measures
-
Fletch returns, has plenty of company

WR Brown gets the 'boot' again
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Season of change in C-USA
-
Landon- Secrecy circumvents A.D. process at Marshall
-
College Football Hall of Fame enshrines Donnan
-
Marshall awaits ruling on freshmen Whiteside, Kane

Proper nutrition is a key part of football offseason workouts
Orlando Sentinel

Counterpoint- Easier Schedule for UCF? - 2 of 2
scout.com (sub req'd)

Josh Pastner going extra mile to be seen
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Muskogee CB picks Tulsa
Tulsa World

Time can't sideline former all-conference Cougar
Houston Chronicle

July 18, 2009

CUSA Offseason report
conferenceusa.com

Football Outside of the Big Ten - Conference USA
rivalryesq.com

Counterpoint- Easier Schedule for UCF? - 1 of 2
scout.com (sub req'd)

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM’s Berry announces 3 signings
-USM's Fletcher reinstated

Vollmuth named to Cape Cod League All-Star Game
Biloxi Sun Herald

Commitment Will Barton steered to Tigers by family, prayer
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Former Herd receiver gets a chance in UFL
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall Game 3 opponent -- Bowling Green
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulane nabs U-High RB
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP Miners' program has bright future
El Paso Times

July 17, 2009

From conferenceusa.com
-
Two C-USA Quarterbacks Named to Johnny Unitas Award Watch List
-
Jonathan Dismuke Tabbed to Head Houston Men's Golf Program

Jim Donnan excited to be named among greats
  Marshall coach to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Bernard Morris still chasing the dream
-
Jones- Camp teaches kids to dream

Fedora- Brown 'on schedule'
Hattiesburg American

Fedora says Fletcher will play in opener
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
Fletcher reinstated to Golden Eagle football team
-
RECOVERY MODE

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Marcus Jordan, freshman teammates settle in at UCF
-
Marcus Jordan, son of NBA icon Michael Jordan, enjoys temporarily flying under the radar at UCF

TU coach's kids camp is Saturday
Tulsa World

Links- Rice's Bailiff reflects on Middle East trip
ESPN Blogs

July 16, 2009

New Marshall athletic director should be known soon
  Search committee has narrowed field to 4 for Marcum's replacement

Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall opponent 3 -- Virginia Tech
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

In green or gold, trip to Florida fits this fall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Fedora- ESPN report on Brown is wrong
Hattiesburg American

WR Brown gets the 'boot' again
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From conferenceusa.com
-
Coach Fedora Response to July 15 ESPN.com Report on DeAndre Brown
-
UCF Football Summer Player Update - Nick Pieschel

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice coach Bailiff returns from trip unlike any other
-
UH hires Texas A&M aide as head men's golf coach

Is UCF Coach George O'Leary on the hot seat?
Orlando Sentinel

July 15, 2009

Searching for purpose in Conference USA
Yahoo! Sports

2009 Conference USA Football Predictions
BetFirms

Names to ponder in Marshall's AD Search
WSAZ

Southern Miss to Unveil New Football Uniforms for 2009 Season
southernmiss.com

USM revamps football uniforms
Biloxi Sun Herald

UTEP Athletic department trims its budget
El Paso Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tiger coach's dad knows top Houston AAU players
-
Campus notes: Tigers' team physician leaves fond memories

UT-Rice in 2010-11; A&M-Rice to follow?
Houston Chronicle

July 14, 2009

Rice in talks with Reliant to host 2010 Rice-Texas game
Houston Chronicle

Joe Haering Joins Mustang Football Coaching Staff
conferenceusa.com

SMU hires linebackers coach
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Two Memphis Tiger football players leave program for personal reasons
-
Tigers turn attention to top Mississippi, Arkansas recruits

Guide to A.D. search
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall puts Virginia Tech tickets on sale
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall opponent- Southern Illinois
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

Cooper gave TU football a huge boost
Tulsa World

6 to be inducted into Sports Hall
Biloxi Sun Herald

UCF hoops tickets on sale
Orlando Sentinel

July 13, 2009

Storm coming
  CRITICS OFTEN described the University of Tulsa's 2008 football schedule as soft and non-challenging.

Tulsa World

C-USA Rankings & Previews
College Fantasy Football Insider

Marshall's coaches take family time in summer
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Is Case Keenum the Best College Football Player You Never Heard of?
Bleacher Report

UTEP's Moultrie has his best performance as U.S. beats Greece for gold at World Championships
El Paso Times

M. Basketball. Moultrie Has Near Double-Double as U.S. Beats Greece for Gold at FIBA World Championship
conferenceusa.com

July 12, 2009

Rice football camp teaches life lessons
Houston Chronicle

New baseball coach focuses on bringing in pitching
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd fans choose a seat
-
Marshall's Quarterback Club sets August event

TU camp gives hand to kids far away
Tulsa World

July 11, 2009

UCF's Smith Gilbert Named to Team USA Coaching Staff
conferenceusa.com

Friday non-AQ mailblog
ESPN

USM golfer honored
Hattiesburg American

Choose-A-Seat today at stadium
H
untington Herald-Dispatch

July 10, 2009

2009 C-USA Baseball Accomplishments
conferenceusa.com

NCAA Crystal Ball- C-USA Football Preview
The Queensberry Rules

The Quad Countdown- No. 54 Tulsa
New York Times

Elusive UAB quarterback Joe Webb prefers to let his work on the field do his talking
Birmingham News

Golden opportunity
  Experience gained at Junior World Championships could give Dobson an edge heading into first season at Marshall

Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Tulsa World
-
Road to recovery- Cunningham making good progress after car accident
-
Arkansas linebacker commits to Tulsa
-
Rahilly making most of second chance

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM signs ex-CHS pitcher
-
USM to host "meet the coaches" luncheon

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Help — from a familiar place — is on its way
-
Bailiff sends third message home from trip

Marshall swimming recruit is German backstroke champion
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

TU hires former local standout
New
Orleans Times Picayune

July 9, 2009

From the Charleston Gazette
-
Naming names in Marshall's AD search
-
Marshall sets start times for home football games

Marshall announces home kickoff times
Ironton Tribune

Waggoner names pitching coach
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Auburn hires USM exec Carr
Hattiesburg American

From conferenceusa.com
-
UAB's Mike Getman Given Four-Year Contract
-
Pepitone Part of USA Baseball History
-
David Bailiff Post Card

From betfirms.com
-Tulsa 2009 NCAA Football Predictions

-
UTEP 2009 NCAA Football Predictions
-
Memphis College Football Predictions 2009
-
Tulane College Football Predictions 2009

UH marketing department, you might want to take notes; also, the passing of a former Coog
Houston Chronicle

July 8, 2009

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Conference USA's top 10 power brokers
-Meet Conference USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky
-C-USA's chief prefers law over disorder

Herd still searching for elusive first win in rivalry
Parkersburg News

Marshall baseball team hires pitching coach
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Strength coach whips Hurricane into shape
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice's first two home games to be under the lights
-
Sneak preview- UH men's basketball schedule
-
Bailiff blogs his thoughts during tour in Southwest Asia

TU gets Welcome addition
New Orleans Times Picayune

Scouting the Opponents- Memphis
Tiger Sports Digest

July 7, 2009

Samford basketball to play UAB for first time since 1983
Birmingham News

UCF, Auburn and N.C. State headline Glenn Wilkes Classic field
Orlando Sentinel

Tigers pursue class of the class
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall basketball coaches traveling the recruiting trail
-
Dobson, Team USA roll

Cougars- It's all out of the head coach's hands ... for now
Houston Chronicle logs

July 6, 2009

One final delivery for Ernie
Charleston
Gazette

Ranking the nonconference schedules- The leagues
SportingNews.com

Blitz- Tulsa 2009 Preview
College Fantasy Football Insider

July 5, 2009

Cash-strapped conferences cancel media days
Orlando Sentinel

Gene Bartow's inception into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame most deserved
Birmingham News

Self-reported violation produces plenty of paperwork
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Q & A with U of M basketball coach Josh Pastner
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Sports had a friend in Salvatore
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

July 4, 2009

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Salvatore garnered the admiration of those from Huntington and beyond
-
MU player comes in handy for Great Britain

Bravery by alums is to be celebrated
  The TU-East Carolina game on Nov. 15 at Chapman Stadium has been designated as Military Day.

Tulsa World

Memphians Arnett Moultrie, Terrico White team up in FIBA World Championships
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP's Moultrie scores 8 points in Team USA vs. Egypt at World Championships
El Paso Time

Friday Feedback
Charleston Daily Mail

July 3, 2009

Ups and downs of Marcum's stay
Charleston Gazette

From the brink
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Marshall's Handy helps Great Britain to 1-1 start
Charleston Daily Mail

Former UCF golf coach Nick Clinard leaves big void to fill
Orlando Sentinel

Let the star search begin
Houston Chronicle Blogs

Government hoopla doesn't faze Utah
ESPN Blogs

Follow Conference USA On Facebook & Twitter!
conferenceusa.com

July 2, 2009

Trio Named C-USA Athletes of the Year
conferenceusa.com

Marcum's tenure ends
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall tabs Steele interim AD
Ironton Tribune

Steele named MU's interim AD
Charleston Gazette

Q & A with Tiger Coach Tommy West
Examiner.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Gautreau 'excited' to coach for Tulane
-Former Tulane baseball player Jake Gautreau joins Green Wave as an assistant coach

Transfers settling in at Tulsa
Tulsa World

July 1, 2009

Q&A with Bob Marcum
Charleston Gazette

From the Charleston Daily Mail
-
Herd will be ready for soccer invasion
-
Getting '1-for-1' crucial to Herd, outgoing AD says

Jackson small, but Herd gains big
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Senate to hold hearing on college football’s BCS
-
If football gods promised 9-3, would you take it?
-
Dale Lloyd II to have lasting impact on Rice, NCAA

Conference USA East Division Could Surprise This Year
Bleacher Report

SMU's Aaron Stewart to play course that made dad famous
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP women's team to play in preseason tournament
-
Annual Tony Barbee basketball camp features NBA player

Up-and-coming redshirt freshman Pierce could be surprise at WR
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tiger basketball adds director of operations Eric Sebastian
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Rice's Rendon Named Baseball America's National Freshman of the Year
conferenceusa.com